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Participation Grant for the 10th Workshop on HIV Pediatrics

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
is pleased to share the
Virology Education's Participants Grant
for the 10th Workshop on HIV Pediatrics




Virology Education is now accepting applications for their Conference Participation Grant. The Grant is for healthcare practitioners who require financial assistance to attend the 10th HIV Pediatrics Workshop this July in Amsterdam, which will be held in conjunction with the International AIDS Conference.

The Grant covers registration to the Conference, including support for travel and hotel accommodation on the Conference dates.

The deadline for applications is on Friday, 20 April 2018.

For details on eligibility and application procedures, please visit Virology Education's website<http://www.virology-education.com/event/upcoming/10th-workshop-hiv-pediatrics/grants/>.
To apply, please visit Virology Education's portal here<https://virology.eventsair.com/PresentationPortal/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2FPresentationPortal%2Fcpg-application-virology-education-2018%2Fgrant-application-ve>.







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Children and AIDS Site<http://www.childrenandaids.org/>






Jessica Rodrigues, MS
HIV Specialist (Partnerships and Learning)
UNICEF, HIV Section
3 UN Plaza
917 265-4533

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Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS Launches 'Free to Shine' Campaign

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
is pleased to share the launch of the
'Free to Shine' Campaign
by the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA)






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The "Free to Shine: Africa United Against Childhood AIDS" campaign, supported by the African Union, the Organisation of First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) and partners, was launched during the OAFLA General Assembly on 28 January 2018.

During the launch, the First Ladies of twelve African nations committed to ending AIDS in children by 2030. The First Lady of Ethiopia who is current President of OAFLA gave opening remarks at the launch event and interventions were made by the First Ladies of Algeria, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Gambia, Kenya, Mozambique, Niger, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Zimbabwe. A summary of the goal and objectives of the 'Free to Shine' campaign are described below:

GOAL:

* Contribute to ending pediatric AIDS by 2030 and keeping mothers alive and healthy.

OBJECTIVES:

* Mobilise high level leadership, increase awareness, further strengthen ownership and accountability to end AIDS in children and keep mothers live;
* Cultivate partnerships and advocate for action to mobilise resources to end pediatric AIDS;
* Foster community involvement and participation to increase ownership of the EMTCT programmes.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Please visit the OAFLA website here<http://www.oafla.org/index.php>.



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Children and AIDS Site<http://www.childrenandaids.org/>






Jessica Rodrigues, MS
HIV Specialist (Partnerships and Learning)
UNICEF, HIV Section
3 UN Plaza
917 265-4533

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WHO Survey on HIV Testing Services Guidelines Application

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
invites you to participate in the
Survey for HIV testing services guidelines application
by the WHO




The World Health Organization (WHO) is developing a smartphone and tablet application that will allow users to reference WHO guidelines on HIV testing services (HTS) on their devices. This will be a shift from publishing guidelines in hard copy and electronically on their website.

The WHO is now collecting feedback from potential users through a short survey to ensure that this app will be as useful and effective as possible. The survey will take between 10 and 15 minutes to complete, and features questions on the usage of technology, guidelines and app features.

The deadline to take this survey is 7 February 2018.

To participate in the survey, please visit their website<https://hivsurvey.org/>.



Please click on the respective links to read more about WHO's Consolidated Guidelines on HIV Testing Services<http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/179870/1/9789241508926_eng.pdf?ua=1&ua=1> and WHO's Guidelines on HIV Self-Testing and Partner Notification<http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/251655/1/9789241549868-eng.pdf?ua=1>.


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Jessica Rodrigues, MS
HIV Specialist (Partnerships and Learning)
UNICEF, HIV Section
3 UN Plaza
917 265-4533

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Start Free Challenge

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
is pleased to share with you the
The Start Free Challenge
sponsored by ViiV Healthcare and UNAIDS



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The Start Free Challenge<https://www.positiveactionchallenges.com/challenges/start-free.html> was launched by Positive Action Challenges, a ViiV Healthcare funded innovation platform, in partnership with UNAIDS.

The challenge is seeking replicable innovations at a local level which can speed up the progress being made to reach the super-fast-track target to reduce new HIV infections in children to less than 40,000 by 2018 and 20,000 by 2020.

In addition to the standard judging criteria,<https://www.positiveactionchallenges.com/challenges/start-free.html> solutions must demonstrate progress towards reaching the super-fast track 95-95-95 targets, be sustainable and show how clinics are collaborating with communities to provide a comprehensive response including reaching hard to reach families and those not accessing care.

The prize is $100,000, which will be divided between up to 4 winners.

The deadline for submissions of concept notes is on the 15th February (23:59 GMT), and the full application deadline is on 29th March, 23:59 GMT.



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For more information on how to apply, please visit Positive Action Challenge's website here<https://www.positiveactionchallenges.com/challenges/start-free.html>. You can also find out more about ViiV Healthcare<https://www.viivhealthcare.com/> and UNAIDS<http://www.unaids.org/> on their respective websites.






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Jessica Rodrigues, MS
HIV Specialist (Partnerships and Learning)
UNICEF, HIV Section
3 UN Plaza
917 265-4533

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REMINDER: 2016 WHO And Infant Feeding Guidelines Survey

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
Reminder:
2016 HIV and Infant Feeding Guidelines Survey






In 2016, UNICEF and WHO updated the Guidelines on HIV and Infant Feeding<http://www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/documents/hiv-infant-feeding-2016/en/>. To address common questions about the guidelines, UNICEF and WHO are developing a Q&A document to clarify the recommendations after one year of implementation.

The objective of this survey is to identify the most frequently asked questions and implementation challenges at the country level in regard to the guidelines. Your invaluable input will inform the development of a Q&A brief to aid in the understanding and implementation of the guidelines.

We have extended the deadline for the survey to Tuesday, December 19th.

We thank you for taking the time to respond to this survey.




Take the survey<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QZ9XWM3>






Save the date:
10th Annual International Workshop on HIV Pediatrics




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Submissions for abstracts for oral and poster presentations on the following topics are now open:<https://virology.eventsair.com/10ped18/abscontact>

* PMTCT - Prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) including HIV-exposed uninfected children;
* Antiretroviral treatment of pediatric HIV infection;
* Complications of HIV and its treatment in children;
* Co-infections in HIV-infected children;
* Comprehensive pediatric HIV care;
* HIV infection and adolescents (perinatally and behaviorally acquired);
* Implementation science research on PMTCT and pediatric treatment programs.

Virology Education has opened registration for their 10th Annual International Workshop on HIV Pediatrics<http://www.virology-education.com/event/upcoming/10th-workshop-hiv-pediatrics/>, which will be scheduled on 20 and 21 July 2018 in Amsterdam, prior to the International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference in 2018.

The workshop program will include oral abstract and poster presentations, lectures from invited speakers, as well as debates and panel discussions. A diverse community of participants are expected to attend, including investigators from the north and south, and junior and senior investigators across a broad range of disciplines, who will gather in an interactive setting. This workshop hopes to encourage young investigators to engage in the field of pediatric/perinatal HIV research and stimulate new research activities and collaboration.
You can register for this workshop here<https://virology.eventsair.com/10ped18/10pedregistration/Site/Register>.




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Jessica Rodrigues, MS
HIV Specialist (Partnerships and Learning)
UNICEF, HIV Section
3 UN Plaza
917 265-4533

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Step Up the Pace: Towards an AIDS-free generation in West and Central Africa Report and IAS 2018 - Save the Date

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
is pleased to announce the launch of
Step Up the Pace: Towards an AIDS-free generation in West and Central Africa

A report by UNICEF and UNAIDS




UNICEF and UNAIDS's latest report - Step Up the Pace: Towards an AIDS-free generation in West and Central Africa<http://childrenandaids.org/sites/default/files/2017-12/Step%20Up%20The%20Pace_0.pdf> - discusses the HIV epidemic in the West and Central African (WCAR) region, which has received inadequate attention compared to other regions. For example, WCAR has the lowest paediatric antiretroviral treatment coverage in the world, with only 21% of the 540,000 children living with HIV receiving antiretroviral treatment in 2016 – compared to 43% globally.

The report takes stock of the progress and shortfalls in the HIV response in WCAR, offers an analysis of the challenges that continue to slow progress, and outlines several strategic directions to achieve the targets defined in the ‘Three Frees’ framework for ending AIDS among children, adolescents and young women by 2020.
Key facts from the report:

* Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV coverage has increased 2.5-fold between 2010 and 2016 (from 21 per cent to 49 per cent), with some countries such as Benin, Burkina Faso and Cabo Verde now providing these services to more than 80 per cent of the pregnant women living with HIV.
* West and Central Africa has the lowest paediatric antiretroviral treatment coverage in the world, with only 21 per cent of the 540,000 children (0-14) living with HIV receiving antiretroviral treatment in 2016 – compared to 43 per cent globally.
* Today, West and Central Africa accounts for 37 per cent of the world’s AIDS-related deaths among children: about 43,000 AIDS-related deaths occurred among children in West and Central Africa in 2016, a decrease of 31 per cent compared to 2010.
* There were 62,000 adolescents (15-19) newly infected with HIV in 2016, unchanged compared to 2010.
* Adolescent girls and young women continue to be the most affected, with women making up nearly three out of five of all adolescents aged 10-19 years living with HIV across West and Central Africa.

The press release for Step Up the Pace is available in English<http://childrenandaids.org/sites/default/files/poc-toolkit/UNICEF%20WCAR%20Report%20Press%20Release-English.pdf> and French<http://childrenandaids.org/sites/default/files/poc-toolkit/UNICEF%20WCAR%20Report%20Press%20Release%20French.pdf>.







“We need to make better use of innovations to increase early diagnosis and improve access to HIV treatment and care for children. For example, the point-of -care technology diagnostic brings testing closer to where children attend health services and self-testing can be a good option for adolescents who may be more comfortable with it.”

- Marie-Pierre Poirier, Regional Director, UNICEF West and Central Africa







“Leaders of the region have endorsed a Catch-Up plan aiming to triple the number of people on treatment in the region – including children – by the end of 2018; the key issue now is to accelerate implementation.”

- Luiz Loures, Deputy Executive Director, UNAIDS







Save the date:
the 10th Annual International Workshop on HIV Pediatrics





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Virology Education has opened registration for their 10th Annual International Workshop on HIV Pediatrics<http://www.virology-education.com/event/upcoming/10th-workshop-hiv-pediatrics/>, which will be scheduled on 20 and 21 July 2018, prior to the International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference in 2018 in Amsterdam.
The workshop program will include oral abstract and poster presentations, lectures from invited speakers, as well as debates and panel discussions. A diverse community of participants are expected to attend, including investigators from the north and south, and junior and senior investigators across a broad range of disciplines, who will gather in an interactive setting. This workshop hopes to encourage young investigators to engage in the field of pediatric/perinatal HIV research and stimulate new research activities and collaboration.

Topics will cover:

* Pediatric care & treatment
* Comorbidities/Infections
* PMTCT
* Adolescents
You can register for this workshop here<https://virology.eventsair.com/10ped18/10pedregistration/Site/Register>.




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Children and AIDS Site<http://www.childrenandaids.org/>






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Step Up the Pace: Towards an AIDS-free generation in West and Central Africa

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
is pleased to announce the launch of
Step Up the Pace: Towards an AIDS-free generation in West and Central Africa

A report by UNICEF and UNAIDS




UNICEF and UNAIDS's latest report - Step Up the Pace: Towards an AIDS-free generation in West and Central Africa<http://childrenandaids.org/sites/default/files/2017-12/Step%20Up%20The%20Pace_0.pdf> - discusses the HIV epidemic in the West and Central African (WCAR) region, which has received inadequate attention compared to other regions. For example, WCAR has the lowest paediatric antiretroviral treatment coverage in the world, with only 21% of the 540,000 children living with HIV receiving antiretroviral treatment in 2016 – compared to 43% globally.

The report takes stock of the progress and shortfalls in the HIV response in WCAR, offers an analysis of the challenges that continue to slow progress, and outlines several strategic directions to achieve the targets defined in the ‘Three Frees’ framework for ending AIDS among children, adolescents and young women by 2020.
Key facts from the report:

* Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV coverage has increased 2.5-fold between 2010 and 2016 (from 21 per cent to 49 per cent), with some countries such as Benin, Burkina Faso and Cabo Verde now providing these services to more than 80 per cent of the pregnant women living with HIV.
* West and Central Africa has the lowest paediatric antiretroviral treatment coverage in the world, with only 21 per cent of the 540,000 children (0-14) living with HIV receiving antiretroviral treatment in 2016 – compared to 43 per cent globally.
* Today, West and Central Africa accounts for 37 per cent of the world’s AIDS-related deaths among children: about 43,000 AIDS-related deaths occurred among children in West and Central Africa in 2016, a decrease of 31 per cent compared to 2010.
* There were 62,000 adolescents (15-19) newly infected with HIV in 2016, unchanged compared to 2010.
* Adolescent girls and young women continue to be the most affected, with women making up nearly three out of five of all adolescents aged 10-19 years living with HIV across West and Central Africa.

The press release for Step Up the Pace is available in English<http://childrenandaids.org/sites/default/files/poc-toolkit/UNICEF%20WCAR%20Report%20Press%20Release-English.pdf> and French<http://childrenandaids.org/sites/default/files/poc-toolkit/UNICEF%20WCAR%20Report%20Press%20Release%20French.pdf>.







“Leaders of the region have endorsed a Catch-Up plan aiming to triple the number of people on treatment in the region – including children – by the end of 2018; the key issue now is to accelerate implementation.”

- Luiz Loures, Deputy Executive Director, UNAIDS







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ICASA 2017 and World AIDS Day 2017 Updates

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
ICASA 2017
Roadmap




From December 4th to 9th, the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) 2017<http://icasa2017cotedivoire.org/> will be held in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.

We are pleased to share a roadmap<http://childrenandaids.org/sites/default/files/2017-12/UNICEF%20ICASA%20Flyer%20.pdf> of sessions led or co-convened by UNICEF.

Additional sessions organized by various partners include:

* Satellite Session on the role of point-of-care testing for early infant diagnosis and improved treatment options towards ending pediatric AIDS<http://childrenandaids.org/sites/default/files/2017-12/POC%20Satellite%20Session%20Programme%20Flyer.pdf>, co-convened by Unitaid, CHAI, UNICEF, EGPAF, PEPFAR, ASLM, DNDi, i-base
* Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free: Progress Made and the Road Ahead, co-convened by UNAIDS and PEPFAR

Stay tuned for news from ICASA 2017 next week!

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On World AIDS Day 2017, many of UNICEF's partners announced or released important updates, some of which are summarized in the following section.


PEPFAR released their latest global results<https://www.pepfar.gov/funding/results/> that reflect the new achievements of their accelerated HIV prevention and treatment program and DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe) public-private partnership. As of September 30, 2017, PEPFAR has:

* Supported 15.2 million voluntary medical male circumcisions (VMMC) to prevent infections in men and boys;
* Achieved a 25% decline in new HIV diagnoses among adolescent girls and young women of the highest HIV-burden districts (of which 14 districts experienced a decline > 40%); and
* Prevented 2.2 million babies from being born with HIV.



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A NIH-supported study<https://www.niaid.nih.gov/news-events/combination-hiv-prevention-reduces-new-infections-42-percent-ugandan-district> published in the New England Journal of Medicine<http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1702150#t=article> reveals that combination HIV prevention (ART use and VMMC) has reduced new infections by 42% in the Rakai District of Uganda since 2009, demonstrating that the scale-up of combination HIV prevention can contribute to decreases in HIV incidence. Important outcomes from the study are highlighted below:

* The proportion of male participants who were voluntarily circumcised increased from 15% in 1999 to 59% in 2016;
* HIV incidence dropped the most (57%) among circumcised men; and
* The decline in HIV incidence in women was less significant than that in men (32%), a gender imbalance the study suggests could be addressed by influencing more men living with HIV to take ART.

As the study continues, PrEP is anticipated to be added to the combination HIV prevention package.

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UNAIDS released a report on the Right to Health<http://www.unaids.org/en/resources/documents/2017/20171120_right_to_health>, and accompanying press release<http://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/pressreleaseandstatementarchive/2017/november/20171121_righttohealth_report> shining a spotlight on the HIV response and key populations. One of these key populations are orphans, who are especially vulnerable to stigma and discrimination. The report emphasizes the need for more specialized, rights-based interventions that are tailored to their age and circumstances, such as ensuring that they have access to child protection services, quality family-based care, and facility-based clinical services.

The report also sheds light on the blind spots in addressing the epidemic, including engaging men in care and treatment and preventing HIV among young women and girls who are disproportionately affected and ending stigma and discrimination.

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This year, the WHO has validated the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and congenital syphilis in Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, St. Christopher & Nevis. The Western Pacific and Pan-American regions have also committed to the triple elimination of MTCT of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B. Read more about the validation process here<http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/congenital-syphilis/WHO-validation-EMTCT/en/>.



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Children and AIDS Site<http://www.childrenandaids.org/>

Attachments
UNICEF ICASA Flyer .pdf
POC Satellite Session Programme Flyer.pdf
Three Frees Satellite Session Flyer.pdf

World AID Day - UNICEF Launches 2017 Statistical Update on Children and AIDS

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
is pleased to announce
the launch of the
2017 UNICEF Statistical Update
on Children and AIDS




This year for World AIDS Day UNICEF launches the 2017 UNICEF Statistical Update on Children and AIDS. Although we are closer then ever to ending the HIV epidemic, we cannot be complacent. HIV continues to threaten the lives of too many children and adolescents.

The Statistical Update<http://childrenandaids.org/statistical-update-page> includes a summary of the data, a powerpoint presentation, and an excel file of global data and charts. Additional data is available at data.unicef.org<https://data.unicef.org/topic/hivaids/global-regional-trends/>.
The full 2017 Statistical Update package is below:




Statistical Update Brief<http://childrenandaids.org/sites/default/files/2017-11/Children%20%26%20AIDS%20-%20Statistical%20Update.pdf>



Key Global Data & Charts Powerpoint<http://childrenandaids.org/sites/default/files/poc-toolkit/Children%20and%20AIDS%20Statistical%20Update%202017_27%20Nov.pptx>



Global Data & Charts Excel File <http://childrenandaids.org/sites/default/files/poc-toolkit/StatsUpdate2017_Global_Set1_Nov%2027.xlsx>



For the latest updates, follow us on Twitter at @unicef_aids<https://twitter.com/unicef_aids> and TWEET your support! #WorldAIDSDay
www.childrenandaids.org<http://www.childrenandaids.org>




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"It is unacceptable that we continue to see so many children dying from AIDS and so little progress made to protect adolescents from new HIV infections. The AIDS epidemic is not over; it remains a threat to the lives of children and young people and more can and should be done to prevent it."

- Dr. Chewe Luo, Chief of HIV/AIDS, UNICEF








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2016 WHO and UNICEF HIV and Infant Feeding Guidelines Survey

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
WHO and UNICEF invite you
to participate in the
2016 HIV and Infant Feeding Guidelines Survey








In 2016, WHO and UNICEF updated the Guidelines on HIV and Infant Feeding<http://www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/documents/hiv-infant-feeding-2016/en/>. To address common questions about the guidelines, WHO and UNICEF are developing a Q&A document to clarify the recommendations after one year of implementation.

The objective of this survey is to identify the most frequently asked questions and implementation challenges at the country level in regard to the guidelines. Your invaluable input will inform the development of a Q&A brief to aid in the understanding and implementation of the guidelines.

The deadline for the survey is Friday, November 24th.

We thank you for taking the time to respond to this survey.







Take the survey<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QZ9XWM3>






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Launch of the Clinic-Community Collaboration (C3) Toolkit

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
is pleased to announce

the launch of the Clinic-Community Collaboration (C3) Toolkit:
Working together to improve PMTCT and paediatric HIV treatment, care and support

a toolkit developed by
Pediatric-Adolescent Treatment Africa (PATA) and
the Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF)




PATA and PACF have worked across 9 countries and facilitated 36 clinic-community collaborations through their partnership on the three-year C3 programme which aims to strengthen partnerships between Clinics and Community-Based Organisations (CBOs) to improve paediatric case finding and HIV treatment.

Together, PATA and PACF have identified how clinical-CBO collaborations at the local level can transform health responses. These experiences and processes are described in the Clinic-Community Collaboration Toolkit<http://teampata.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/C3-Tookit_WEB.compressed.pdf> and accompanying Be Connected e-learning course<https://pata.proversity.org/>.

These new tools are intended to empower health providers as well as encouraging community-based staff and local coordinators to initiate, expand and improve upon joint activities and action plans, in an effort to strengthen their work on paediatric and adolescent HIV.

For more information on the PATA and PACF, please visit their websites: PATA<http://teampata.org/>, PACF<https://www.viivhealthcare.com/community-partnerships/positive-action-for-children-fund/about.aspx>.







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Global Research Agendas for Paediatric and Adolescent HIV Webinar Wrap-Up

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
Webinar Wrap-Up
Global Research Agendas for Paediatric and Adolescent HIV







On November 9, WHO and IAS/CIPHER led a webinar to share presentations on Global Research Agendas for Paediatric and Adolescent HIV. These presentations included discussions on youth engagement, research prioritisation and the role of implementation science. More than 60 participants attended the webinar.

Webinar Recording <http://www.childrenandaids.org/node/453>

Presentations included:

* Research prioritization process and outcomes<http://www.childrenandaids.org/node/453>, Marissa Vicari, IAS.
* Meaningful engagement of youth: from research prioritization to clinical trials, implementation science and policy development<http://www.childrenandaids.org/node/453>, Carlo Oliveras, IAS.
* The role of implementation science in paediatric and adolescent HIV - panel discussion<http://www.childrenandaids.org/node/453>, Anjuli Wagner, University of Washington and Shaffiq Essajee, UNICEF.
For more information on the IAS and the WHO, please visit their websites: IAS<https://www.iasociety.org/>, WHO<http://www.who.int/en/>

For follow up questions or information, please contact Jessica Rodrigues at jerodrigues@unicef.org



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Jessica Rodrigues, MS
HIV Specialist (Partnerships and Learning)
UNICEF, HIV Section
3 UN Plaza
917 265-4533

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STARTING SOON! UNICEF Learning Collaborative Webinar: Global Research Agendas for Paediatric and Adolescent HIV led by WHO and IAS

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
presents

Global Research Agendas for Paediatric and Adolescent HIV







On November 9, WHO and IAS/CIPHER will lead a webinar to share presentations on Global Research Agendas for Paediatric and Adolescent HIV. These presentations will include discussions on youth engagement, research prioritisation and the role of implementation science.

The webinar will be moderated by Jessica Rodrigues, UNICEF.

Presentations will include:

* Welcome and Introductions, Martina Penazzato, WHO and Marissa Vicari, IAS
* Research prioritization process and outcomes, Marissa Vicari, IAS
* Meaningful engagement of youth: from research prioritization to clinical trials, implementation science and policy development, Carlo Oliveras, IAS.
* The role of implementation science in paediatric and adolescent HIV - Panel Discussion, Anjuli Wagner, University of Washington and Shaffiq Essajee, UNICEF.

Please find the link to the webinar here<https://meet.unicef.org/jerodrigues/ZLJNK5Z2>
November 9 | 08:30 - 10:00 (EDT) | 14:30 - 16:00 (CET, GVA time)

For more information on the IAS and the WHO, please visit their websites: IAS<https://www.iasociety.org/>, WHO<http://www.who.int/en/>

For questions, please contact Jessica Rodrigues at jerodrigues@unicef.org<mailto:jerodrigues@unicef.org>

NOTE: Please download and test the software prior to the webinar for optimal connectivity. It is also advisable to use headphones for good audio quality and to consult your IT focal point for support.



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UNICEF, HIV Section
3 UN Plaza
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UNICEF Learning Collaborative Webinar: Global Research Agendas for Paediatric and Adolescent HIV led by WHO and IAS

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative
presents

Global Research Agendas for Paediatric and Adolescent HIV







On November 9, WHO and IAS/CIPHER will lead a webinar to share presentations on Global Research Agendas for Paediatric and Adolescent HIV. These presentations will include discussions on youth engagement, research prioritisation and the role of implementation science.

The webinar will be moderated by Jessica Rodrigues, UNICEF.

Presentations will include:

* Welcome and Introductions, Martina Penazzato, WHO and Marissa Vicari, IAS
* Research prioritization process and outcomes, Marissa Vicari, IAS
* Meaningful engagement of youth: from research prioritization to clinical trials, implementation science and policy development, Carlo Oliveras, IAS.
* The role of implementation science in paediatric and adolescent HIV - Panel Discussion, Anjuli Wagner, University of Washington and Shaffiq Essajee, UNICEF.

Please find the link to the webinar here<https://meet.unicef.org/jerodrigues/ZLJNK5Z2>
November 9 | 08:30 - 10:00 (EDT) | 14:30 - 16:00 (CET, GVA time)

For more information on the IAS and the WHO, please visit their websites: IAS<https://www.iasociety.org/>, WHO<http://www.who.int/en/>

For questions, please contact Jessica Rodrigues at jerodrigues@unicef.org

NOTE: Please download and test the software prior to the webinar for optimal connectivity. It is also advisable to use headphones for good audio quality and to consult your IT focal point for support.



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Jessica Rodrigues, MS
HIV Specialist (Partnerships and Learning)
UNICEF, HIV Section
3 UN Plaza
917 265-4533

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative Webinar: Global Research Agendas for Paediatric and Adolescent HIV - November 9th

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UNICEF Learning Collaborative

UNICEF
and
WHO, IAS (CIPHER)
join forces to bring to you a webinar on:
Global Research Agendas for Paediatric and Adolescent HIV
9 November 2017






On November 9, UNICEF, WHO, IAS (CIPHER) will lead a webinar to share presentations on Global Research Agendas for Paediatric and Adolescent HIV. These presentations will include discussions on youth engagement, research prioritisation and the role of implementation science.

The webinar will be moderated by Jessica Rodrigues, UNICEF.

Presentations will include:

* Research prioritization process and outcomes, Marissa Vicari, IAS.
* Meaningful engagement of youth: from research prioritization to clinical trials, implementation science and policy development, Carlo Oliveras, IAS.
* The role of implementation science in paediatric and adolescent HIV, Marissa Vicari, Carlo Oliveras, and Martina Penazzato, WHO.

Please find the link to the webinar here<https://meet.unicef.org/jerodrigues/ZLJNK5Z2>
November 9 | 08:30 - 10:00 (EDT) | 14:30 - 16:00 (CET, GVA time)

For more information on the IAS and the WHO, please visit their websites: IAS<https://www.iasociety.org/>, WHO<http://www.who.int/en/>

For questions, please contact Jessica Rodrigues at jerodrigues@unicef.org

NOTE: Please download and test the software prior to the webinar for optimal connectivity. It is also advisable to use headphones for good audio quality and to consult your IT focal point for support.



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Webinar Wrap-up: UNICEF and PATA at the PATA Continental Summit 2017

On October 23rd, 24th and 25th 2017, UNICEF and Pediatric Adolescent Treatment Africa (PATA) led a webinar series to share select presentations from the PATA Continental Summit in Johannesburg. These presentations included plenary presentations and country-led solutions to identifying, treating and caring for children and adolescents living with HIV and affected by HIV.

You can access the recorded webinars on our website:
Finding Children with HIV (Day 1): http://www.childrenandaids.org/node/438
Treating Children with HIV (Day 2): http://www.childrenandaids.org/node/439
Caring for Children with HIV (Day 3): http://www.childrenandaids.org/node/440

For more information on the PATA Continental Summit, please visit the PATA website.<https://teampata.org/>



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